This year’s Startup Challenge Final was held in the Braingym in Bern, on the 22nd of August. The top ten Tech-Startups that were selected amongst the 280 competitors were pitching on stage in front of our judge panel. Find out more about the winner’s motivation to participate and their feelings about flying to the Silicon Valley in the video.
Some insights into the vivid vibes at the Startup Challenge 2019.
The five winners of the Swisscom StartUp Challenge 2019
CREAL3D is developing the future display of virtual and mixed-reality headsets and smart glasses. Our near-eye light-field projector creates hologram-like images with true optical depth, eliminating the eyestrain and nausea often caused by today’s devices, enhancing immersion, extending comfortable usage time and allowing conflict-less mixing of virtual and real worlds.
PXL Vision is a Swiss high-tech startup providing Daego, a scalable software platform for the secure verification of digital identities, based on computer vision machine learning. Daego provides maximum security with full automation and is helping companies to reduce fraud, lower the cost of customer onboarding and maximise sales conversion rates. PXL’s customers include Sunrise and SwissSign with the SwissID, among others.
People-Analytix AG combines a unique database, artificial intelligence and analytical forecasting methods to provide individuals and organisations with virtual career advice, skills gap analysis and relevant labour market trends. People-Analytix is making an important contribution to overcoming the upcoming challenges in today’s working world. The Zurich-based company was founded in Dec 2017.
DeepCode is the platform for AI-powered code reviews. VC-backed ETH spin-off DeepCode brings the knowledge of the global development community to every software developer. The bot uses machine learning to process millions of commits in software projects and learns how to find many more critical bugs/vulnerabilities in your code than other tools.
Gmelius transforms Gmail in your company’s workspace. Your inbox becomes a work hub for communication, collaboration and workflow automation with real-time syncing across all team members and devices, web & mobile. Gmelius is already trusted by more than 50k teams to manage customers and project pipelines from beginning to end.
That’s to expect:
The next step will be tailoring individual acceleration programs for each of the five winner startups. These programs consist of investor-, partner- and client-meetings, which they will have in the week of the 20th of October, when they fly to Silicon Valley. Stay tuned about our Updates on their experience at our outpost, the gateway to global innovation.
Find out more at Swisscom.ch/challenge